Parker hired as Sappington assistant principal

TaKeshia Parker

Ta’Keshia Parker

The Lindbergh Board of Education has hired Ta’Keshia Parker as the new assistant principal of Sappington Elementary School for the 2015-2016 school year.

Parker was selected this year as Kirkwood School District’s Teacher of the Year by her peers for her excellent work as a third-grade teacher at Keysor Elementary.

Parker brings nine years of education experience to Sappington. She earned a doctorate in educational leadership from Maryville University, a master of arts degree in school administration from Lin-denwood University, a master of arts degree in teaching from Webster University and a bachelor of arts degree in English at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Of Parker, Sapping-ton Principal Craig Hamby stated, “She is a very strong in-structional leader, and her strengths will be a great asset to our community as we continue our journey as 21st-century learners. I am confident that her passion and dedication to students will make her a perfect fit for Sappington.”

Parker replaces Angie Moehlmann, who was named Concord Elementary principal.